Today’s Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2019
District: 05–Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz Counties
Contact: Jim Shivers or Colin Jones
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
HIGHWAY 1 OVERNIGHT CLOSURES NEAR RAGGED POINT RESUME THIS SUNDAY
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY – The full overnight closures of Highway 1 near Ragged Point will resume on Sunday, Oct. 6 at 9 pm and will resume each overnight through Friday morning, Oct. 11 from 9 pm until 5 am.
The installation of K-rail and a 24/7 traffic signal will begin October 13 with roadwork Monday through Thursday from 6 am until 6 pm and on Fridays from 6 am until 2 pm. Electronic message boards will be posted to alert the public. This signal will allow traffic to proceed in each direction 24/7 until project completion.
This project includes the construction of a viaduct and retaining wall on Highway 1 between the San Carpoforo Creek Bridge and Ragged Point. The contractor for this $4.1 million project is Souza Engineering of San Luis Obispo, CA. It’s scheduled to be complete by Spring of 2020.
Caltrans reminds motorists to move over and slow down when driving through highway construction zones.